To pass time on the field Slaves would sing.The songs would have different meaning.All the slaves knew what the songs meant. The slaves had many reasons for these songs.
Th slaves received allowance. The slaves were able to have allowance from the master. Allowance was clothes ,food and sometimes even money.The kids got this to but theirs was given to family or elders.
Douglass overseer name was MR.Severe .He Was very mean to slaves. Slaves could be beaten by overseers if overseers thought they were being bad in always. Masters his master name was Colonel Lloyd. His master was the person who "Bought" him and could sale hi if he wanted.